Elizabeth Evans May OC MP, is an American-born Canadian environmentalist, writer, activist, lawyer, and politician currently serving as leader of the Green Party of Canada and Member of Parliament for Saanich—Gulf Islands. She was the executive director of the Sierra Club of Canada from 1989 to 2006. May became a Canadian citizen in 1978. She currently resides in Sidney, British Columbia with her daughter, Victoria Cate May Burton. She is studying theology at Saint Paul University, and describes herself as a practising Anglican.